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(A) The purpose of this subchapter is to provide minimum standards, provisions and requirements for safe installation of gas appliances and gas pipes designed and intended to be employed by gas consumers in conveying natural gas to and utilizing the same in buildings and to regulate the sale, maintenance and repair of such gas appliances. All such gas appliances or gas pipes to be utilized in connection therewith that are hereafter sold, installed, maintained or repaired shall conform to the requirements of this subchapter.
(B) This subchapter shall apply to any and all buildings and consumer premises located within the boundaries of the city.
(C) These requirements apply to gas piping systems extending from the point of delivery to the inlet connections of appliances and the installation and operation of residential and commercial gas appliances. They are intended to cover the design, fabrication, installation, tests, repairs and operations of systems distributing natural gas. They are not intended to cover systems supplying equipment engineered, designed and installed for specific manufacturing, production processing and power generating applications such as large and high pressure boilers, melting and treating furnaces, production ovens and the like or for public utility piping in gas distribution and transmission systems, in gas compressing stations and in gas processing plants.
(`93 Code, § 5-402) (Ord. 1155, passed 12-11-90)